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As the South Grows: So Grows the Nation

Written by: Ryan Schlegel, Stephanie Peng

Date: June 12, 2018

“...What infrastructure do I see now? A region with a shared history that connects people – the history of slavery, oppression and rebellion. There's one thing people in Mississippi can know about people in Alabama without… Read More

Member Spotlight: The Colorado Health Foundation

Date: May 22, 2018

The Colorado Health Foundation Denver, CO @COHealthFDN NCRP: How is the Colorado Health Foundation evolving to meet the needs of underserved Coloradans? The Colorado Health Foundation is a private foundation that funds across the state.… Read More

Strength in numbers: Rethinking the power of funder collaboration

Written by: Melinda Fine, Steven Lawrence and Molly Schultz Hafid

Date: May 22, 2018

The first 100 days of the new administration. The first year. High-profile state elections in Alabama, New Jersey, Virginia and Pennsylvania. The rapidly approaching midterm elections. With the second year of the administration proving to be… Read More

Helping grantmakers on the path of civic engagement funding

Date: May 22, 2018

During the United Philanthropy Forum’s annual conference in August 2017, The California Endowment’s chief executive, Dr. Robert K. Ross, exhorted all funders to support civic participation efforts “in the fight for America’s soul.” He said, “Double… Read More

From whispers to roars: The conversation movement

Written by: Michael Perry and Kathleen Perry

Date: May 22, 2018

The easy story to tell in politics today is that of a divided and disconnected public: red versus blue, urban versus rural, men versus women. It is easy to feel discouraged in an environment dominated by… Read More

Funders can help secure the next generation of activists, voters and grassroots movement leaders

Written by: Austin Belali

Date: May 22, 2018

A grassroots movement of young people, led by students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, captured the nation’s attention with gun control activism following the tragic shooting at the school. Their efforts culminated… Read More

As the South Grows

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Responsive Philanthropy September 2018

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Pennies for Progress

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